Two Volume Set
This two-volume encyclopedia ‘encompasses the entire range of concepts and topics involved in the study of applied developmental science’ and is intended for those interested in psychology, human development and/or human ecology, education, sociology, family and consumer sciences, nursing, social work, and other human services disciplines. It consists of over 430 signed articles from 427 contributors ranging from two to five or more pages in length, each ending with a bibliography and cross-references to articles of related interest. Articles of interest to this course include: ‘Adoption’, ‘Advertising—Effects on Children’, ‘Child Exposure to Domestic Violence’, ‘Child-Parent Attachment’, ‘Day Care—Effects on Child Development’, ‘Divorce—Its Impact on Children’, ‘Food Supplemental Programs for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)’, ‘Foster Care’, ‘Latino Families in America’, ‘Media and Children’s Fears’, ‘Media Violence’, ‘Multigenerational Families’, ‘Parent-Child Bonding’, and ‘Single Mothers and Parenting’. Included are an author index and a subject index.